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China Can Save Forests While Strengthening Its Economic Resilience

  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • China
  • timber
Bolivian soy plantation
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • China
  • timber
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China Can Lead Global Green Trade Drive

  • commodities
  • China
  • palm oil
  • timber
  • trade
Cargo chip near San Francisco
  • commodities
  • China
  • palm oil
  • timber
  • trade
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What Does "Net-Zero Emissions" Mean? 8 Common Questions, Answered

  • carbon budget
  • carbon removal
  • decarbonization
  • paris agreement
  • climate policy
  • greenhouse gases
Countries need a variety of solutions, including renewable energy and healthy forests, to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions. Photo by Aaron Minnick/WRI.
  • carbon budget
  • carbon removal
  • decarbonization
  • paris agreement
  • climate policy
  • greenhouse gases
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Buyer Beware: One Study Finds 62% of Wood Products Mislabeled

  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • timber
Lumber waiting to be sold. (Flickr/CIFOR)
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • timber
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According to New IPCC Report, the World Is on Track to Exceed its “Carbon Budget” in 12 Years

  • carbon budget
  • IPCC 1.5°C Report
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • IPCC
Coal plant
  • carbon budget
  • IPCC 1.5°C Report
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • IPCC
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China is the world's largest timber market.
  • China
  • Forests
  • timber
  • trade
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Indonesia Has a Carrot to End Illegal Logging; Now It Needs a Stick

  • Business
  • deforestation
  • Indonesia
  • logging
  • timber
Indonesian sawmill
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • Indonesia
  • logging
  • timber
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Climate Science, Explained in 10 Graphics

  • carbon budget
  • paris agreement
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • INDC
  • international climate policy
  • local impacts
  • UNFCCC
World's biggest emitters
  • carbon budget
  • paris agreement
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • INDC
  • international climate policy
  • local impacts
  • UNFCCC
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  • Business
  • timber
  • wood
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3 Reasons Why Fossil Fuel Companies Should Disclose Their Reserves

  • Energy
  • Business
  • carbon budget
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • coal
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • emissions inventories
  • fossil fuels
  • investment
  • oil and gas
Coal Barge
  • Energy
  • Business
  • carbon budget
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • coal
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • emissions inventories
  • fossil fuels
  • investment
  • oil and gas
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Rosewood stockpile
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • timber
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Building a Sustainable Guitar: Rosewood

  • building a sustainable guitar
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • timber
  • wood
Fender P Bass guitar
  • building a sustainable guitar
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • timber
  • wood
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5 Technologies Help Thwart Illegal Logging by Tracing Wood’s Origin

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • lacey act
  • logging
  • timber
  • wood
Stacks of Logs
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • lacey act
  • logging
  • timber
  • wood
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How Does China’s Growing Overseas Investment Affect Africa’s Forests? 5 Things to Know

  • Forests
  • Africa
  • China
  • investment
  • logging
  • small and medium enterprise (SME)
  • timber
Forest in the Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Forests
  • Africa
  • China
  • investment
  • logging
  • small and medium enterprise (SME)
  • timber
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COP21 Glossary of Terms Guiding the Long-term Emissions-Reduction Goal

  • International Climate Action
  • carbon budget
  • COP21
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • INDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Solar panels in London, Ontario.
  • International Climate Action
  • carbon budget
  • COP21
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • INDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

Peru’s Illegal “Ghost Trees”: What U.S. Buyers Need to Know

  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • logging
  • timber
While not a new problem, the scale and pervasiveness of timber laundering in Peru is astounding.  Photo by CIFOR/Flickr.
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • logging
  • timber

$13 Million Fine For Lumber Liquidators Shows U.S. Lacey Act‘s Clout

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • lacey act
  • logging
  • timber
Photo by Mathias Appel/Flickr.
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • lacey act
  • logging
  • timber
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Will World Forestry Congress See Merit in Trees Outside the Forest?

  • Forests
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • forest restoration
  • landscapes
  • restoration
  • timber
Restoring trees in drylands can improve higher food security. (Drylands, Mail) Photo by TREEAID/Flickr.
  • Forests
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • forest restoration
  • landscapes
  • restoration
  • timber

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